Write a one-page paper summarizing the readings, articles or report.
STUDENTS SHOULD SUMMARIZE THE READINGS MAIN ARGUMENT IN THE FIRST SECTION AND IN THE SECOND SECTION ANALYZE THE READING BY ANSWERING ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING
How significant is the question?
How convincing or persuasive is the argument?
Is there a different methodology the author could have used?
How logical are the causes and outcomes behind the argument?
Is the empirical evidence and methodology sound, why or why not? Are there alternative explanations the author could have considered?
What solutions does the reading propose to solve a specific issue and do you agree with them and have others to propose?
- Henri J. Barkey and Omer Taspinar, “Republic of Turkey” in Mark Gasiorowski and Sean L. Yom (eds.), The Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa (Boulder, Co: Westview, 2017): pp. 203-232 (will attached pages)